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STEM Café: Esports – Gaming/Technology

Events > 2018 > September > STEM Café: Esports - Gaming/Technology

About this event:

Created by ewlnx

217 Normal Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

Esports, or competitive video gaming, has taken center stage at high schools, college campuses and professional tournaments. Find out what esports is, discover how technology influences gamers’ and fans’ experience, and learn how esports is transforming our idea of sport.

Join our panel of esports experts:

Conner Vagle, President of NIU Esports Club, esports competitor, shoutcaster

Eric Hoffman, NIU English instructor, Guild Officer in World of Warcraft

Claire Zvosec, Ph.D., NIU Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Aline Click, Ph.D., Director of NIU Digital Convergence Lab, Faculty Advisor of NIU Esports Club

Location: Staff Lounge (Lower Level), Founders Memorial Library

Event will be streamed live on Twitch TV on the niu_sports channel.
Food and beverages are available for purchase at Einstein’s Bagels, next to the staff lounge.
Parking on campus is free after 5 p.m. except in specifically designated areas prohibiting parking.
For more information, contact Judith Dymond, Ed.D., at jdymond@niu.edu or 815-753-4751.

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